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Published April 06, 2011, 05:52 PM

Spirit Lake Tribe Official Charged with Embezzlement

The coordinator for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Spirit Lake Tribe is facing charges of embezzlement and theft from an Indian Tribal Organization.

The coordinator for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Spirit Lake Tribe is facing charges of embezzlement and theft from an Indian Tribal Organization.

Patricia Robertson, also known as Patti Cavanaugh, is facing a fine and/or jail time for allegedly misusing block grants from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Court documents say Robertson took more than $1,000 that was to be used for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

The U.S. Attorney's office would not say if any more arrests are planned.

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